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Column: Trump’s trashing of NOAA’s scientific reputation is part of his war on science   
September 10, 2019
Source: Los Angeles Times - But this puts everyone there in the spotlight in a really negative way. Andrew Rosenberg, Union of Concerned Scientists As we reported in May, the Myers appointment raised fears that it would snare NOAA in a massive conflict of...
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Bacon Bits: Numerological Edition   
September 09, 2019
Source: Bacon's Rebellion - $6.5 billion. That’s how much Dominion Energy estimates it will cost Virginia ratepayers if the state signs up with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a cap-and-trade program designed to reduce CO2 emissions....
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Program delivers results in reducing global warming emissions from power plants   
September 08, 2019
Source: Augusta Free Press - A partnership of nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states announced that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is delivering stronger results than ever when it comes to capping greenhouse ...
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US: Transparency In Consumer Goods Supply Chain Up 30% Since 2016 – Report   
September 06, 2019
Source: KamCity - The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) has released a new report which reveals a rapid improvement in transparency regarding sustainability reporting amongst product manufacturers. The report – ‘Reaching Sustainability...
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World’s Top Oil Trader Sees Oil Prices Weakening This Year   
September 06, 2019
Source: Oil Price - Vitol, the world’s biggest independent oil trader, expects oil prices to weaken in the fourth quarter this year, although prices are unlikely to be below $50 a barrel for a sustained period of time, Vitol’s chief executive...
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Germany's finance industry struggles to marry climate action and business strategy   
September 06, 2019
Source: Clean Energy Wire - While most are well aware of the risks from climate change and of potential losses to their fossil assets from climate policies, the sector is struggling to revamp its green finance approach. Companies have trouble defining...
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Hurricane Dorian lashes North Carolina with strong winds, rain and storm surges   
September 06, 2019
Source: CNN - Wilmington, North Carolina - Hurricane Dorian lashed parts of North Carolina and Virginia with rain, storm surges and strong winds as it brushed up against the coast early Friday as a Category 1 storm.
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With five million hectares cleared every year, deforestation is emerging as the next global risk   
September 05, 2019
Source: Toronto Star - September offers another deadline: the close of annual corporate submissions to CDP, the nonprofit environmental disclosure platform that has grown from its initial Carbon Disclosure Project mandate almost two decades ago to a...
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Investors Demanding More Climate Data: Carbon Disclosure Project   
September 05, 2019
Source: MSN - Sep.02 -- Frances Way, chief strategy officer at the Carbon Disclosure Project, discusses how companies report sustainability metrics and how this impacts the investment community. Peter Dixon, global equities economist at...
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74 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings, the Risk of Nuclear War is Increasing, Science Group Says   
September 04, 2019
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Statement by David Wright, Co-Director, Union of Concerned Scientists Global Security Program CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 1, 2019)—Union of Concerned Scientists’ Global Security Program Co-Director David Wright today...
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